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Re: Unexpected directory-entry in CVS/Entries


From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Unexpected directory-entry in CVS/Entries
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 11:30:27 -0500 (EST)

address@hidden writes:
> 
> sub1/
> + sub2/
> 
> Situation a)
> You have checked out sub1 and sub2 from the same repository (but 
> different locations in it). Invoking 'cvs update' in sub1 dives into 
> sub2. Invoking 'cvs update sub2/file2.txt' fetches the file.

This is the correct behavior regardless of whether sub1 and sub2 come
from the same repository or different repositories.

> Situation b)
> You have checked out sub1 and sub2 from two different repositories (e.g. 
> one pserver and another ext). Invoking 'cvs update' in sub1 only 
> processes the sub1 directory. Invoking 'cvs update sub2/file2.txt" 
> produces an error message.

*WHAT* error message?!?  How do you expect us to help you when you won't
tell us any details about the error?  I cannot reproduce your problem
with CVS 1.11.19 -- situation b works just like situation a, as it
should.  Please recreate the problem using ``cvs -t'' to get a trace and
post the results.

-Larry Jones

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